Recently, buyers have been placing the highest priority on safety when choosing a vehicle. More safety measures and the findings of crash tests are now being demanded by many customers.
However, if you're wanting to purchase a brand-new, high-end Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) right now, you don't need to be concerned about these things. The brand-new Tucson from Hyundai, which will go on sale in the near future, is presently the safest luxury SUV available in India.
The Hyundai Tucson is designed for several foreign auto markets that have strict regulations regarding the safety and calibre of the vehicles sold in those regions. Fortunately, the Tucson is constructed to these standards and is among the finest in terms of build quality. Even with the limited time we had with the Tucson lately, it seemed sturdy and well-made in every way. Driving this huge SUV is a confidence-inspiring experience because to the car's assured handling. You'll undoubtedly feel cocooned within because everything seems to have been constructed to last.
Accidental Death Rating
The Hyundai Tucson has consistently excelled in crash tests conducted all around the world. The SUV received 5 stars from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), and was rated as the best SUV by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHATSA). Regarding its performance in Euro NCAP, the Tucson received an adult occupant safety score of 86%. The driver and passenger's head and legs received strong protection from the vehicle during the frontal offset test, whereas their chest area received only minimal to sufficient protection.
The head, legs, and chest were all well protected for back passengers, in addition to the head and legs. The vehicle did remarkably well in both the lateral impact and rear impact tests, scoring 15.4 out of 16 points for the former and 4/4 for the latter. The vehicle received an 87% rating for kid safety, with a very excellent score of 23.8 out of 24 for crash test performance. Thanks to its extensive array of driver aid features, the Tucson received a score of 70% for its onboard safety assistance.
Consistent Safety Features
The base Tucson model is equipped with a plethora of safety measures straight out of the box. This implies that when selecting the options, one need not sacrifice safety. Six airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, hill-start assist control, downhill brake control, tyre pressure monitoring system, and International Standards Organisation Fix (ISOFIX) child mounts are all included as standard equipment with the Tucson. For extra convenience, it also has an electronic parking brake with auto hold. It also has the first-ever Blind View Monitor in the sector, a 360-degree camera, and front and rear parking sensors! Hyundai's Bluelink connected car technology, which includes SOS and vehicle tracking, is also included.
Smart Sense ADAS from Hyundai
In its class, the Hyundai Tucson is the first SUV with Level 2 Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) capabilities. In actuality, even expensive SUVs don't have these amenities! It has up to 19 ADAS features, including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with pedestrian detection, Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Blind-Spot View Monitor, Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Surround View Monitor, Reverse Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist (RPCA), Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA) Advanced Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop and Go and Safe Exit Warning (SEW).
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